Joint Ownership of Real Property- Different Ways Real Property can be Titled

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Title to real property can be held in three different ways; tenants by the entirety, tenants in common, and joint tenants with rights of survivorship. Tenants by the entirety- the property is owned by a married couple.  The deed will usually state the parties as husband wife. For example the deed would say “John Doe […]

Key Parties to a Trust

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  This article will focus on some of the key parties to a trust.  There are generally three parties to a trust; the grantor, trustee, and beneficiaries. The Grantor or Settlor is the person that creates the trust.  This person will discuss with their attorney their wishes for the trust and the terms that will […]

Who has priority to act as Administrator of an Estate?

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If a person dies without leaving a Last Will & Testament, that person is said to have died intestate.   To learn more about who would inherit according to intestacy, read “What Happens if I Die without a Will?”   When a person passes away without a will, a person needs to be appointed to marshal the […]